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this morning on "world news now" -- alone at last. now that trump has knocked off all of his republican opponents he's locked in on hillary clinton. despite still battling bernie sanders, clinton is taking on trump. we have the latest ahead. out of control. a wildfire has thousands fleeing their homes. we're going to meet some of the desperate residents who have seen almost everything burn to the ground. new this half-hour -- an incredibly close call in a rescue operation. >> a rope getting tangled. >> how the pilot's reaction got them out of this life-threatening situation. and harry has arrived. the prince is bringing his unique sense of style to the sunshine state. why he's here in the u.s. and the commotion his visit is causing. all that ahead on this thursday, may 5th.
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no debate about it, harry's hotter. >> harry's hotter now. yes. but william -- william was a heartthrob when i was a teenager. >> william is also the future king -- >> yeah. but he's also taken. some am i, but whatever. >> there's that minor detail. a hall pass. he's the prince. >> i think we should move on. we're going to get started with the battle for the republican nomination, it's whittled down to a field of one. >> donald trump is hoping to get republicans to rally around him after forcing ted cruz and john kasich to drop out of the race. and the political outsider is now looking to fill the other half of his ticket with a political insider. it's "your voice, your vote." we get the latest from abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: meet the new leader of the republican party -- donald trump. sounding almost surprised he's closed the deal. and now, knocking hillary
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>> i thought that i'd be going longer and she'd be going shorter. she can't put it away. that's like a football team that can't put the ball over the line. i put it away. she can't put it away. >> reporter: trump promising to be as tough on clinton as he was on his gop rivals. >> and, again, a lot is going to depend on how they treat me. you've seen i'm a counterpuncher more than anything else. i don't really like hitting people first. >> reporter: he's already shown he can deliver a knockout blow to the republican establishment. his campaign so often dismissed as a long shot. >> donald is on a path to losing the nomination. >> i will support the republican nominee. i don't think that's going to be donald trump. >> he won't be the nominee. >> reporter: but one by one, his rivals giving up. senator ted cruz -- >> we gave it everything we've got. >> reporter: and ohio governor john kasich. >> i have renewed faith, deeper faith that the lord will show me the way forward. >> reporter: now, with his opponents sidelined, trump is looking for a running mate, and for help, he's reportedly
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turning to dr. ben carson. carson famously joked about being sidelined in the debates. >> i was going to ask you to wake me up when the time came. >> reporter: but now, he'll have his say on trump's vp search committee. carson has no government experience, but he'll help find someone who does. trump on "gma" saying that's what he wants. >> it will be probably a person with political experience. i would like to have somebody that could truly be good with respect to dealing with the senate, dealing with congress, getting legislation passed. >> reporter: that could mean he's looking at someone like former house speaker newt gingrich, who's been supportive. or iowa senator joni ernst. >> i grew up castrating hogs on an iowa farm. >> reporter: a harley-riding veteran trump could turn into a household name. or he could pick a governor like indiana's mike pence or florida's rick scott. campaign sources tell me that the trump children who campaigned so much during the primaries will now be dispatched
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to important states to campaign by themselves, to help out and also to carry the trump flag. tom llamas, abc news, new york. okay, so, donald trump is getting a chilly reception from the republican establishment, including the bush family. a spokesperson for former president george w. bush says he does not plan to participate or comment in the presidential campaign. and the first president bush has no plans to endorse trump, either, saying he's retired from politics. this, by the way, this will be the first time in the last five election cycles that bush 41 has not endorsed a republican nominee. the latest national poll has clinton beating donald trump by double digits. clinton still has to get pass by bernie sanders, but she has 93% of the delegates she needs to clinch the nomination. she's already turning her attention to donald trump. reminding voters of his history of making explosive and devicive comments.
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list, some of which he tried to bob and weave a little bit. i think it's a risk and he's a loose cannon. and loose cannons tend to misfire. >> clinton says she's more prepared to handle the type of personal attacks. trump used to defeat his republican rivals. but she's still taking fire from sanders who's still going full steam ahead after his win in indiana. he campaigned in kentucky last night, hitting clinton on her wall street connections big-money contributions. >> what democracy is about you have a vote and you got a vote and you got a vote and you got a vote. one person, one vote. >> sanders is holding three rallies today in west virginia, a state where hillary clinton is facing criticism over his facing criticism over his her comments about putting coal miners out of work. president obama has promised residents of flint, michigan, he will keep the pressure on until all their water is safe to drink. during his talk at a local high school,
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the water. he promised the aging pipes that contaminated the water supply with lead will be replaced. weighing in on north carolina controversial bathroom law targeting the transgender. a justice department official says they have sent a letter informing the state that the law violates title ix. the letter gives north carolina until monday to remedy the situation. to western canada now and a raging wildfire that's forced the evacuation of nearly 90,000 people. the flames have torched nearly 40 square miles and some 1600 structures in ft. mcmurray. officials warn all the efforts to suppress the fire so far has failed. ctv has the latest. >> reporter: in one suburban neighborhood, almost nothing is left. the fire consumed just about everything in its path. leaving so many with so little, including julie robson, whose home is still standing by but scorched. >> there's nothing left. >> i can feel e
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this is insane. >> reporter: this video showing the scene as residents had to drive past a wall of flames to the only highway out of town. when the fire suddenly shifted, forcing 80,000 people to flee. >> this was nothing short of something that comes out of the movies. >> i know when i left, it was raining ashes. >> reporter: jason blair and his family, including a two-week-old baby, are among those who headed south to safety, taking shelter away from the chaos. now worried if their home will survive. >> my wife is bouncing my 2-week-old with a tear in her eye, trying to be strong, and asking, what are we going to do? >> reporter: officials fully expected the wildfire to flare up again. some fear it could still be a losing battle. >> there's a possibility we may lose a large portion of the
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>> our province is strong and we'll get through this. it's official, the biggest recall in u.s. history is growing. the recall involved those exploding air bags blamed for 11 deaths. up to 40 million air bag inflaters are being added. that means one in four cars in the u.s. are impacted. cars in the south and southwest are at most at risk because heat and humidity can degrade the inflaters over time. several companies are helping takata to produce the parts. backers of marijuana legalization initiative said they have collected enough signatures for the measure to qualify for the ballot. if it passes, medical marijuana will get priority for all-new licenses. okay, so whether you have the munchies or not, this is
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>> try this -- fried chicken-flavored nail polish, kfc has teamed up with spice giant mccormick to produce two nail polishes. >> so, those flavors, of course the original recipe, hot and spicy are applied just like regular nail polish and once it's dried -- the flavor lasts and lasts. >> and here's a downside, only available for now in hong kong. >> that's a downside. >> why is that? >> we always have these stories about weird things that we would love to test out -- >> would you love to test out some fried chicken nail polish? >> no, no. >> it's disgusting. i mean, why would you want to encourage people to lick their own fingers? >> it's part of the whole theme for kfc -- >> i hope that's after you wash your hands and eating chicken. after you get your nails done, i don't know, weird. >> who wants to mess up a od
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mani. coming up in "the skinny," channing tatum takes on a magical tour. >> and the big news for janet jackson, is the superstar revealing there's a baby on the way? how her possible pregnancy and her age are causing headlines. and how everyone on the side of a mountain avoided a catastrophe when a helicopter got caught in a rope. but first, a look at the forecast map. sfla "world news now" weather brought to you by united healthcare. honey, we need to talk. we do? i took the trash out. i know. and thank you so much for that. i think we should get a medicare supplement insurance plan. right now? [ male announcer ] whether you're new to medicare or not, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. it's up to you to pay the difference. so think about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company.
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frightening moments onboard an airline flight from abu dhabi hitting sudden, severe turbulence. as it prepared to land in jakarta yesterday. the airbus a330 landing safely. but nine passengers as you can see there and a crew member had to be hospitalized with serious injuries. they said that the turbulence was severe enough to damage cabinet storage areas. and we're getting what it means for a helicopter pilot to have some serious skills and quick-thinking. >> it took place in a remote area in utah wilderness. the story from abc's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: a dangerous recovery operation after a hiker fell 200 feet. utah department of public official hovering just feet from the face of the cliff. on the edge, you see the rescue team using those orange safety ropes, and then as the rope tightens -- it catches the blade.
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>> it became from routine to very desperate in just a matter of seconds. >> reporter: watch again -- the rescue team said it sounded like an explosion as it went tumbling down the rocks. >> didn't have time to be scared. we need to look for a place to crash. there's something definitely wrong here. >> reporter: he was able to land the badly-damaged chopper in a nearby field, saving all seven of the rescue crew. in the last five years, the utah department of public safety has nearly 500 successful rescue or recovery missions. >> good move by the pilot. when we come back -- "the skinny," prince harry is here in america. >> and more magic mike, stick around. >> together? >> magic mike, prince harry. shirtless. >> sounds eventful. >> how is that for a tease? >> stick around. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ ♪ skinny so skinny "skinny" time on friday eve. we're going to start with the huge news that prince harry's latest american invasion has gotten under way. a very busy man. >> the young royal mounted up for a charity polo match in south florida.
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>> okay, but the real reason, the main reason that harry is here is the second edition of the invictus games, the olympic-style competition for wounded warriors and veterans, which harry helps organize. he actually founded. it gets under way in orlando on sunday. watch the coverage on espn. >> we now harry has a great sense of humor, he joked that he might have a crown and it came with him on that the trip so children won't be disappointed. when they meet with an actual prince. >> some ladies can't help themselves that harry is around. jack, you found some, right. >> yeah, this is a tweet from littlelo719. she says, prince harry comes to florida this week, operation marry harry is in full effect. this is not a drill! >> well -- >> breaking news! >> are you sure you didn't write that, jack?
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>> no that was littlelo719. >> she means business. watch out harry. >> she loves herself some harry. we'll see how she does. all right, next up, janet jackson, or miss jackson if you're nasty. >> yes, you remember jackson's video last month in which she announced the postponement of her world tour so she could plan a family, that planning seems to have gone pretty well. because entertainment reports that jackson is now pregnant with her first child. >> that's raising some eyebrows because she turns the big 5-0, just a week from next monday, word is, she's due in late fall or early winter. and that report came just hours before the release of a new jackson video for her son, "damn baby," from her latest album "unbreakable." interesting timing there. >> interesting timing, indeed. >> but congratulation and she doesn't look pregnant in that video. >> i don't think it works that way.
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apparently making some lemonade of his own. a report says the music mogul is recording some songs that will reveal his version of events surrounding his apparent rough patch reportedly in his marriage. >> telling his side of things. jay z didn't have anything to say until beyonce unloaded her lemonade album on the world. no word on when the jay z album could be ready for release. >> maybe he'll reveal who is becky is. >> i think it's all just for pr. >> it is. >> they're perfectly happily married. they said, you know what, if we do this people will be interested. okay, so, channing tatum well known for his magic mike moves as you know. >> a video released yesterday features tatum walking around his home. which is inhabited by some
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good-looking guys that just happen to be bare-chested. after seeing several dudes doing their thing, he gets down to business to announce what's next for magic mike. >> we're going to start magic mike live in las vegas. at the hard rock in march 2017. god knows we have enough gentlemen's clubs in this world. so, let's start the first gentle ladies' club, or maybe not so gentle. it depends on what you're into. i don't know. we need to know. >> these guys are apparently into hanging out with some small dogs and potential fans are being asked what they're into online. and tom brady has some time on his hands as you know thanks to that reinstatement of that deflategate suspension. it's working on recipes. >> the super bowl champion is offering a nutrition manual, a living document containing information about brady's nutritional philosophy. >> inspired recipes including ones for sweet potatoes gnocchi
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move free ultra. get your move on. ♪ our house in the middle of our street ♪ ♪ our house all right, that song is a hint to the next story. >> it is. >> what do you get when you combine girl power and power tools? some new houses. >> oh. that's where we're going. >> and a great cause. >> i guess the houses we're talking about here are being built for families that need them and ladies are doing their job. okay, there we have it. abbie boudreau reports. >> come on in. >> reporter: for britney anthony owning her own home is a dream that soon will become a reality. >> we're at the lot of my future home. so, i'm so excited about it. >> reporter: a single mom of four boys, sharing three bedrooms
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indianapolis apartment. a new home will give them much-needed space. >> five bedrooms. >> it looks like they have kids, too. a place to finally call our own. i'm just filled with so much joy. >> reporter: brittney is just one of thousands of habitat for humanity families that receive a house this year. hat and of course our hammer. it is time to build. i teamed up with more a hundred ladies in san diego to kick off a ten-city girls' night out event. >> it's a special night because you have women that are empowered to build. >> reporter: for this night, we traded martinis for hammers. and cosmos for lummer. a two-story home for a local veteran and their family. i got a crash course in construction 101. first, buy a hammer that fits comfortably in your home. the larger the head and the sturdier the handle the easier it is to hit the nail.
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when it comes to sawing and getting the perfect cut -- >> don't eyeball it. measure twice cut once. >> reporter: and while i was learning the dos and don'ts of designs, 2,000 miles away, brittney had her own girls' night out. with 60 volunteers her house frame was complete and her home finally taking shape. >> thank you from the bottom of my heart. and it just means the world to me and my boys. this dream of mine. >> reporter: abbie boudreau, abc news, san diego. >> that's great. >> yep, talk about girl power. >> i like that. that's going to be my next girls' night out. got to look into that. >> really? >> i'm very handy. >> cocktails that might be frightening. >> announcer: this is abc news "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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making news in america this morning, donald trump is now the only presidential candidate left for the gop after john kasich dropped out. the billionaire is now searching for a vp. we have details about his short list including some former rivals. locked, loaded and ready to roll. a chilling warning from a scientist about an earthquake ticking time bomb. a dramatic rescue caught on camera. firefighters saving people and pets in neck-deep floodwater. jumbo jack nicholspot. no powerball winning overnight. now it's the top ten in history. good thursday morning. we'll get startedit

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